Should Your Classes Be Like Fiefdoms or Fandoms?

Technically speaking, I am not a fan. Fans are found in fandoms, which are communities who generate a shared discourse on a fiction narrative. Fans make the narrative their own by inserting and adding their own narratives to the fiction. Fans avidly share their creations and enthusiastically evaluate each other’s work. Fan communities establish norms […]

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Student Perspectives: Civility, Dialogue, and Inclusion

Lane McLelland, director of Crossroads Community Center, asked students how they wish to experience civility, inclusion, and dialogue in the classroom. Here’s what they had to say. Consider the classroom space “Simply rearranging the classroom space can astronomically enhance the civility and inclusivity of a classroom. Traditional classrooms tend to not only be intimidating but […]

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What It Means to Be LGBTQIA+ at UA

October is LGBT History Month. The Safe Zone Ally Training Program is a great way to develop a working knowledge of how to create an appropriate and respectful campus climate. The Teaching Hub asked Spectrum, UA’s registered student group for LGBTQ+ people and their allies at UA, to say something further about what faculty may […]

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